Virtual unrealities: the short fiction of Alfred Bester
A collection of science fiction stories, most of them reprints from the 1950s. In Hobson's Choice, tourists from the future visit our age to experience a nuclear war, while Adam and No Eve is on the world's last surviving male.
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His frightening eyes whipped around the back room. "Identify me as Boyne." "
Boyne!" Macy echoed incredulously. "MQ. Boyne." Mr. Boyne opened a wallet
shaped like an accordion, ran his fingers through various colored papers and
Their eyes locked in a steady gaze. Sima examined him gravely. Again Alceste
was jolted and moved. His hands began to tremble and he released the girl's
shoulders in panic. "Yes," Sima said. "I can trust you." "No matter what I say, you
The door turned misty and then cleared, revealing an Alice in Wonderland with
great innocent eyes. "Lou?" she said eagerly. Then her face fell. "Good morning,
Miss Powell," Violet said, her eyes peering past the lady and examining the ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
Not a definitive collection, but much overlap w/ Starburst, which I just read. ? Kind of overwhelming to read that much Bester in such a short span of time. ? He really is much more modern than most ... Read full review
VIRTUAL UNREALITIES: The Short Fiction of Alfred BesterUser Review - Kirkus
A major retrospective, comprising 15 tales from 194179 (mostly from the '50s and '60s), together with two previously unpublished pieces, though readers should note that the word ``selected'' has been ... Read full review
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